Mccaughan Family History

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Mccaughan Name Meaning

Northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eacháin ‘son of Eachán’, a personal name derived from a diminutive of each ‘horse’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mcgahan, Mccartan, Mccahan, Mccargar, Mcclanahan, Mclaughlin

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Mccaughan Family Origin

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Mccaughan Family Occupations

What did your Mccaughan ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Cigar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccaughan. A less common occupation for the Mccaughan family was Quarryman. The most common Mccaughan occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Mccaughan's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%
  • Quarryman

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Mccaughan ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Mccaughan Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mccaughan. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mccaughan census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mccaughan. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Mccaughan. For the veterans among your Mccaughan ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mccaughan Life Expectancy

What is the average Mccaughan lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Mccaughan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Mccaughan in 1952 was 22, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mccaughan

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mccaughan ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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